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High School Sports

  • Prairie View sets sights on Brighton rivalry, conference title

    By Jonathan Maness, Sports correspondent

    THORNTON — The Prairie View baseball team have overcome a lot of adversity this season, and it’s paying dividends. 

  • Severance claims high-jump title at Ram Charger Invite

    LAKEWOOD -- Skyler Severance won the boys high jump at the Ram Charger Invite April 25 at Jeffco Stadium. His top height was 6 feet 2 inches.

    Rj Ramirez took third place in the boys 100-meter dash. Ramirez turned in a time of 11.25 seconds. Donovan Otero wound up third in the 400-meter run, posting a time of 51.71 seconds. Tavish Whelan was third in the 300-meter hurdles, where his time was 41.5.

  • Prairie View girls take EMAC golf crown

    AURORA — Prairie View won the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference girls golf crown.

    The ThunderHawks won both of the conference’s major tournaments this season, including one at Aurora Hills Golf Course April 23. PVHS bested Northglenn by nine shots in the second tournament and beat the Norse by almost 50 strokes over the course of the two tournaments. Brighton High School took third.

  • Brighton's Mordecai takes first, second in mid-distance races at Coronado meet

    COLORADO SPRINGS -- Brighton's Dan Mordecai captured the championship in the 800-meter run at the Coronado Cougar Classic in Colorado Springs April 24. Mordecai's time of 1:59.3 was 0.74 of a second faster than Cameron Rathmell of Liberty High School.

    He also placed second in the 1,600-meter run, where his time was 4:30.44.

    Brighton's other first-place recipient was Thomas Keefe in the high jump. His top distance was 6 feet 2 inches. Keefe also placed third in the long jump (19-11 3/4).

  • PV-BHS baseball game takes on new meaning

    BRIGHTON -- Prairie View and Brighton high schools are set to play their rivalry baseball game at 4 p.m., May 2.

    The winner, more than likely, will claim the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference championship. Both teams figure to be in the state 5A baseball playoffs next month.

    The game will also serve as a fundraiser for a Prairie View baseball player, Brandon Sanchez, who has been sidelined this season because of cancer.

    We'll have the details in Wednesday's edition of the Brighton Standard Blade.

  • PV captures EMAC girls golf crown

    AURORA -- Prairie View won the Eastern Metro Athletic Conference girls golf crown.

    The ThunderHawks won both of the conference's major tournaments this season, including one at Aurora Hills Golf Course April 23. PVHS bested Northglenn by nine shots in the second tournament and beat the Norse by almost 50 strokes over the course of the two tournaments. Brighton High School took third.

  • Girls soccer: PV-Legend game rescheduled

    PARKER -- Prairie View and Legend high schools will try a third time to play their non-conference girls soccer match.

    The latest attempt is set for 4 p.m., May 1, at 22219 Hilltop Road, Parker.

    The first two tries were snowed out.

  • Camden Graves signs on for soccer at Sterling College

    BRIGHTON — Sterling (Kan.) College, the next stop for Camden Graves, offered him a chance to sign his college letter of intent and train with his new team last fall.

    However, Graves — who is homeschooled and plays with the Eagle Ridge Academy team — had just turned 17 at the time. So he and his family decided to wait.

  • T-Hawks have a big day at Caviness meet

    AURORA — Prairie View’s Aleksandra Anderson won two races at the Robert F. Caviness track meet in Aurora April 18.

    She took the girls 100-meter hurdles. Her time was 15.67 seconds. She also won the 300-meter hurdles in 47.22. She qualified for state in that event a year ago.

  • Swimming: BHS sends two relays teams to state 5A meet

    ARVADA -- Two of Brighton's relay teams qualified for the state 5A swim meet at the Jefferson County Invitational swimming and diving meet over the weekend.